Definition of Possums

1. Noun. (plural of possum) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Possums

1. possum [n] - See also: possum

Lexicographical Neighbors of Possums

possibles bag
possiblest
possiblities
possibly
possie
possies
possimism
possing
possum
possum belly
possum haw
possum oak
possumed
possuming
possumlike
possums (current term)
possumwood
post
post-
post-apocalyptic
post-chaise
post-creole continuum
post-decrement
post-decremented
post-decrementing
post-decrements
post-exposure prophylaxes
post-exposure prophylaxis
post-feminism
post-free

Literary usage of Possums

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Medical lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science, Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1866)
"... in r--.p>Tt Lo It placed fully on a par with that winch we possums respecting mo« t oilier .... possums ..."

2. Echoes from the Backwoods: Or, Sketches of Transatlantic Life by Richard George Augustus Levinge (1846)
"... in a Stage — Davy Crockett — Economical dress for Jockeys —Mesmerising Deer—Lynch Law—Captain Harris's Soiree —possums—Red River—Six Feet and a half. ..."

3. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1892)
"An' it don't do to hunt no more 'possums, fur de debbil'djist as leab scratch de end ob his* tail ag in a white man's church as ..."

4. The Story of My Life, Or, The Sunshine and Shadow of Seventy Years by Mary Ashton Rice Livermore (1897)
"... Game-Bags and Lunch — Our Destination — Through Pine Forests and across Old Fields — Dick's Intimate Acquaintance with Coons, 'possums, Woodchucks, ..."

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